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Income of private-college presidents

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a rundown of the compensation private college presidents receive, and three Connecticut colleges are on the top 100 list. Yale’s president Richard C. Levin is the 9th highest paid private-college president with compensation at $1.6 million. Quinnipiac University’s president John Lahey comes in 27th with $1.2 million and Sacred Heart’s […]

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Insurance exchange unlikely to lower health plan costs, consultant says

The state’s health insurance exchange, a key part of federal health reform, is intended to give individuals and small businesses more options for buying insurance. But for many people in Connecticut, the new marketplace might not bring affordable coverage options when it launches in 2014, according to a consultant to the board developing the exchange. […]

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USDA says disaster aid safeguards worked

The discovery of apparent fraud by Connecticut state employees in a federally funded disaster relief program is evidence of adequate safeguards, not lax oversight, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. With the disclosure Sunday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that “more than a few” state employees misrepresented their income to obtain […]